Person:Joseph Rutherford (17)

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Joseph Rutherford
d.bef. 28 April 1788 Rockingham County, Virginia
  1. John Rutherford1689 - 1789
  2. Thomas Rutherford, of Frederick County, VAabt 1695 - 1768
  3. Joseph Rutherfordabt 1700 - bef 1788
  4. Reuben Rutherford, of Frederick County, VAabt 1705 - 1764
  5. Benjamin Rutherford, of Frederick County, VA1718 - bef 1805
  6. Mary Rutherford1720 - 1798
  • HJoseph Rutherfordabt 1700 - bef 1788
  • WMary Elliotest 1710/12 - aft 1788
m. abt. 1730
  1. Lt. Joseph Rutherford, Jr.abt 1730 - aft 1787
  2. Reuben Rutherfordest 1731/32 -
  3. Thomas Rutherfordabt 1735 - Bef 1770
  4. Elliott Rutherfordabt 1745/49 - 1826
  5. Robert Rutherfordabt 1748 - bef 1811
  6. Archibald Rutherfordabt 1750 - 1789
Facts and Events
Name Joseph Rutherford
Gender Male
Birth[1] abt. 1700 Essex County, Virginia
Marriage abt. 1730 Virginiato Mary Elliot
Death[1] bef. 28 April 1788 Rockingham County, Virginia

Joseph Rutherford was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's (unless otherwise listed):


  • Page 294.--31st December, 1760. Mary Wood, of Frederick, to Joseph Rutherford, £100, 400 acres on a branch of South River of Shanando, called Cub Run, spur of Peaked Mountain, patented to James Wood, deceased, 12th January, 1746, and devised to Mary by his will in Frederick. Teste: Thomas Rutherford. Delivered: Reuben Rutherford, May, 1768. (Note: Mary (Rutherford) Wood, widow of Col. James Wood was a sister of Joseph Rutherford).
  • Page 382.--10th September, 1763. Daniel Pouder and Jemiah ( ) to Joseph Rutherford, £150, 310 acres on head of East Fork of Cook's Creek, and a draft of Smith's Creek, black oak near Daniel Harrison's land, patented to Jacob Garner, 16th August, 1756, conveyed by Garner to John Cravens and John Wright, and by Cravens and Wright to Daniel. Teste: Daniel Smith, Felix Shellman, Patrick ( ) Fraysher, John Scott. Delivered: Reuben Rutherford, May, 1768.
  • Page 101 - Joseph Rutherford, 165 acres, East Branch of Cooks Creek. May 5, 1768. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 37].
  • Page 101 - Joseph Rutherford, 193 acres, North side of Eliots Run, a Branch of Cubb Fun. Mentioned Eliots land. May 5, 1768. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 37].


Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 260.--Joseph Rutherford to Arthur (Archer) Rutherford, of Frederick County, 310 acres patented to Jacob Gardner, 16th August, 1756; patented to Joseph, 25th July, 1765. Teste: Daniel Smith, Robert Rutherford.
  • Page 501.--16th May, 1768. Joseph Rediford (Rutherford) to Thomas Rutherford, £50, 134 acres, part of 400 above on Cub Run; corner Reuben Rutherford in Gilbert's line.
  • Page 260.-(undated, appears to be abt. 1774) - Joseph Rutherford to Arthur (Archer) Rutherford, of Frederick County, 310 acres patented to Jacob Gardner, 16th August, 1756; patented to Joseph, 25th July, 1765. Teste: Daniel Smith, Robert Rutherford.

Will of Joseph Rutherford

1788 April 28. JOSEPH RUTHERFORD's will dated June 7, 1787, proved in Rockingham Co., VA, but filed in the District Court in Prince Edward Co., VA. Joseph provided for his wife, MARY, and his sons, ELLIOTT, Joseph, Reuben, Robert, and Archibald, and appointed ELLIOTT as his sole executor. [Prince Edward Co. Wills, Book 1, p.82, Courthouse, Farmville, VA]


Records in Essex County, VA

  • 1727 Dec. 16, Essex Co., VA. - Joseph Rutherford appears in court proceedings in conjunction with John Rutherford Jr. [Essex Co. Orders, Book 7, 1725-1729, p.182, Courthouse, Tappahannock, VA].
  • 1730 Aug. 17, Essex Co., VA. Joseph Rutherford appears in court proceedings in conjunction with Thomas Rutherford. [Essex Co. Orders, Book 8, 1729-1733, p.92, Courthouse, Tappahannock, VA].


Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Page 486.--__ ____, 1753. James Wood, gent., of Frederick, to Thomas Shankland, 400 acres on Muddy Creek granted to James, 12th January, 1746. Teste: John Harrison, Walter Patterson, Wm. Russell, Joseph Rutherford.
  • Page 647.--9th April, 1764. Samuel Harrison to Daniel Smith, £100, 100 acres on South Branch of Linville's Creek, patented to Samuel, 5th September, 1749. Teste: Walter Crow, Peter ( ) Kinder, Felix Shelman (Sheltman), Joseph Rutherford. Delivered: Daniel Smith, November, 1765.
  • Page 659.--11th August, 1764. Jonathan Roberson to William Dunlap. £100, 230 acres on Linville's Creek, purchased by Jonathan of John Miller, between said Miller's land and George Spears'; corner John Miller's part of same tract; corner William Bean's land. Teste: Alex Herring, Joseph Rutherford. Delivered: George Speirs, Decemmber, 1766.
  • Page 426.--20th September, 1765. John Harrison, Sr., to Reuben Harrison, his son, £10, part of two tracts: 1st contains 117 acres, part of 284 acres patented to John, 25th June, 1747, on Smith's Creek; the other tract contains 83 acres, part of 166 acres patented to John, 25th June, 1747, on Smith's Creek. Teste: Daniel Smith, Jos. Rutherford, Wm. Kavanaugh. Jane ( ) Smith. Delivered: Reuben Harrison, November, 1766.
  • Page 118 - John Weron, 285 acres, Cooks Creek. Adjoining Joseph Rutherford, Thomas Harrison. June 24, 1768. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 43].
  • Page 342.--14th August, 1774. Reuben Rutherford and Eliner ( ) to Felix Gilbert, part of 134 acres conveyed to Reuben by his father Joseph Rutherford, part of 400 acres patented to James Wood. 12th January, 1746, and by him devised to Mary by will recorded in Frederick. Teste: John Brownlow, Jacob Woodle. William West.
  • Page 60 - Land Grant Survey: James Diver, 83 acres, North side of Timber Ridge. Adjoining Joseph Retherford, Robert Retherford, a naked Hill, Thomas Harrison. March 18, 1786. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 117].
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